Gas tax rates per province
We all may be complaining about how expensive gas is these days, but this may all vary depending on where you fill up. Canadian government takes 10 per cent and rest depends on which province you live in.
Last year (2015) taxes in Canada represented on average 38.5 cents per litre.
Not all provinces charge same tax rates. There are federal, gst/hst, provincial sales and provincial fuel taxes you pay already included in your price of gas.
Here is a break down on all provinces and how they compare.
Provincial Fuel Tax
|North West Territories NWT||10.7|
|Prince Edward Island||13.1|
|North West Territories NWT||5%|
|Prince Edward Island||15%|
Sample price comparison based on:
- 60 L tank
- Base price of 70.7 cents/litre
Including taxes (Federal Excise Tax, GST/HST and Provincial Fuel Tax) and without tax.
|North West Territories NWT||$42.42||$95.44|
|Prince Edward Island||$42.42||$105.91|
* Figures gathered from various sources, for more up to date data please contact your local government.
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If you live in Quebec, for every litre of gas you buy 19.2 cents goes towards government
Newfoundland came in 2nd place with 16.5 cents per litre
3rd runner up is Nova Scotia with 15.5 cents per litre of gas tax
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